Austin Wealth Management Blog


Year-End Planning Tips: Roth Conversions

October 24, 2018

The Roth IRA is fantastic. When you deposit funds to a Roth IRA, the IRS tells us that you will never be taxed again on … Read More


Year-End Planning Tips: Required Distributions

October 24, 2018

Required Minimum Distributions You did a great job building up that 401k, but the IRS eventually demands your tax dollars. This applies to people who … Read More


2018 Q3 Trends – Expensive stocks outperformed cheap stocks

October 22, 2018

Is the ‘value premium’ dead? Investing with a preference for cheap stocks (named “value” by marketing departments) over expensive stocks (named “growth” by marketing departments) … Read More


2018 Q3 Trends – Global stock market divergence

October 22, 2018

The difference between stock market returns from these broad regional categories have reached historical significance in 2018. As disciplined investors, we see an opportunity to … Read More


2018 Q3 Trends – Interest Rates Up

October 22, 2018

We have observed a gradual interest rate increase since mid-2017. The change was first experienced in higher yielding cash savings accounts, which was great news … Read More


NEW! North Austin Location

October 22, 2018

In an effort to better serve our clients who live and work north of the river, we have opened a meeting location at the intersection … Read More


Podcast: Budgeting in Austin, TX

September 5, 2018

This podcast breaks down the difficult challenge of budgeting for a middle to upper middle class family in Austin, Texas. Find it here: http://conversationwithkevin.libsyn.com/a-mental-model-for-budgeting We … Read More


US vs The World

September 5, 2018

Stock markets have exhibited some fascinating behavior this year, and I’m not just talking about Elon Musk tweeting Tesla’s price up and down. (Although I … Read More


Trade Wars

July 18, 2018

If wealth creation can be defined as more people accessing better products and services at lower prices, then Trade Wars gum up the works. It … Read More


Tech Update: Portfolio Insight

May 17, 2018

We are excited to announce a new visual investment dashboard in your Orion portal. Orion is a performance reporting system that uses data feeds from … Read More